A film about the cabin boys of the 1940s. Newsreel: classes at the school of the young men of the Navy, created in Solovki in 1942. Interviews with former pupils of the Jung school: the writer V. Pikul, the artist D. Arsenin, the captain of the Northern Fleet I. Zorin. Artist D. Arsenin in the studio at work, at an art exhibition; I. Zorin on the ship; V. Pikul on the ship, in his office at work. Meeting, conversation V. Pikul, I. Zorin, D. Arsenin. Cadets of the naval school on a sailing ship go to sea.